Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 231046
Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Shoreview
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 10%
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.
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Reporting to the Engineering Supervisor, this office-based position is responsible for the design of complete building automation systems including air handlers, chilled water plants, heating water plants, system network riser diagrams, sizing control valves, selecting proper sensors for applications, etc, using company tools and operating protocols.
Receives project specifications from sales team and designs building automation system and service installed jobs. Chooses the appropriate mix of products and installation methods to provide the most cost effective solution. Prepares all required submittals and schedules subsequent hand-off to operations. Handles the ordering of all required products and equipment. Acts as a technical resource to team and customer as needed.
Participates in sales to operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of the sales estimate and job layout.
Independently designs building automation systems for standard and/or critical environment facilities such as data centers or laboratories. May need to create unique design solutions to meet specific customer requirements. Designs building automation systems for large and/or complex buildings consisting of mechanical system layouts, electrical drawings, bill of materials, sequence of operations, valve and damper schedules, DDC panel layouts to meet the intent of the project plans, specifications and contract documents. Designs mainly large complex building automation network architecture to support operator workstations, DDC field panels, third-party integration devices connected through LON, Ethernet, Siemens P2 or BACNET.
Analyzes plans, construction contract specifications and codes to determine project requirements and risks.
Generates DDC point database on all projects.
May participate in initial job site walk through with contractors and/or building management. Provides start-up and checkout documentation to the Project Manager and system specialist for use in commissioning and validation.
Prepares engineering re-estimate and follows up with appropriate sales and management to assure understanding of and satisfaction with job scope.
Prepares specifications and drawings for special components and panels purchased from outside suppliers. Selects proper types and sizes of company products and outside suppliers to meet project requirements. Prepares all information on pre-installation extras or change orders to submit to customer or general/ subcontractor.
Oversees the creation of system graphics.
Orders and tracks all required products and materials for timely delivery on the job site. May perform some field activities as required.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Strong knowledge of mechanical systems.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Good verbal and written communication skills.
Able to design medium to large standard jobs with some deviation from standard tools, products or practices.
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience